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Public relations executive

Patrick Francis Cannon, American public relations executive. Named Puerto Rico All Star 1996, Inside Puerto Rico Magazine; recipient awards Publicity Club of Chicago, Public Relations Society of America, International Association of Business Communications, United States Film and Video Festival, others.

Background

Cannon, Patrick Francis was born on March 2, 1938 in Braddock, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Peter J. and Kathleen (Donnelly) Cannon.

Education

Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1969.

Career

Operations manager Compact Industries, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 1968-1972. Public information director Department Public Works, Chicago, 1970-1972. Accountant executive Humes & Associates, 1972-1977.

Freelance journalist, consultant Oak Park, Illinois, 1977-1979. Manager public relations and production Lions Clubs International, Oak Brook, 1979-2001. Private communications consultant, writer, since 2001.

Works

Membership

Executive director Civic Arts Council Oak Park, 1977-1979. Volunteer service committee Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, 1988-1994, public programs committee, 1995-1996, chairman Wright Plus Housewalk, 1996, tour committee, since 2004. Member Lions (president 1983-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, horse racing.

Connections

Children by previous marriage: Patrick F. Junior, Elizabeth Kathleen. Married Jeanette Krema, November 22, 1986.

father:
Peter J. Cannon

mother:
Kathleen (Donnelly) Cannon

spouse:
Jeanette Krema